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>>> nearly 6 million people in 11 states are without power. >> sandy is wreaking havoc on everyone and everything in its path. sandy barrels into the northeast technically downgraded to a post tropical system. city streets look like rivers and parks were transformed into lakes. this is battery park in lowerer manhattan where the water surge reached a record level. reporterers at our new york station were out in the elements. >> reporter: it is a ghost town down here. conditions are clearly not safe. traffic lights are out. >> reporter: winds have not stopped. they have intensified if anything. at some points you get really big gusts like right now cht. >> reporter: sandy is a monster storm at its peak extending 700 miles wide with hurricane force winds stretching 175 miles from the center. >> reporter: we could anticipate that we have these incidents as the storm passes through the area. that fire continues to burn. >> reporter: many listen to early warnings to evacuate including these families who fled to emergency shelters. they were on the move yet again tonight after sandy knoc
. hurricane sandy, some 50 million people are preparing for the worst as the massive storm barrels down on the east coast. help is already on the way from the bay area and there are all kinds of cancellation at sfo. meteorologist rob may yea tess is tracking the story. what do you have. >> we are looking at a mass eu storm, 800 miles wide. category one hurricane that will be making landfall tomorrow night. we are watching that situation closely and changes in our own weather that may tosds toss some rain our way on the championship day parade. >> we should be checking the forecast before that. stay with us for continuing coverage of the 2012 world series champions, the san francisco giants. more to come, including you might be surprised what the mvp of the world series is doing the day after his historic three home runs. we have pictures of that and more coming up in the san francisco giants win. here's a live picture from the helicopter over third and king streets in san francisco near att park. we'll be right back. >>> the giant ander that fans are flying high and san francisco is see
.com. >>> coming up, eyewitness to disaster. >> frustrated. >> sandy survivors arrive in the bay area. >>> also, the invention of cinema's most famous villains. and there's word that george lucas will try to do a lot of good after selling "star wars." >>> and sergio romo's parade fashion choice has a lot of people talking. >>> a downright cold night already here across the bay area with 48 in santa rosa. we could near some 30s as we head throughout tomorrow morning. and while we're speaking of the cold now, it's all about the warming trend in the seven-day forecast. >>> he has two world series under his belt and one t-shirt that's getting almost as much attention. giants closer sergio romo angered some critics with his fashion choice, which some read as a political statement. was it the right choice at the right time? >> reporter: he pointed at the  words on his t-shirt throughout the parade route. i just look illegal. but giants pitcher sergio romo didn't explain the message when we spoke to him wednesday. >> what a way to reward them. what a fitting end to a great season. >> reporter: in tod
, but the donation led to a bone-eating infection. >>> and hurricane sandy already hitting the east coast. >>> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we are tracking the path of hurricane sandy. we'll have that coming up. >>> also our own forecast has some much warmer temperatures coming our way this weekend. we'll have full details and how long this 80-degree weather lasts coming up. >>> it has sent a chill down every parent's spine from new york to here in the bay area. a nanny entrusted to care for children stabs them to death and then tries to kill herself. police say that's what happened in new york. but the family had up until recently lived here in san francisco's family friendly haven of milli valley. moms and dads there are stunned, shaken and pained by that tragedy. nbc bay area's jane elle is live. it's just stunning. >> reporter: parents here, jessica, are shaken by what unfolded in new york. and it raises an important issue for working families, how to find someone you trust to care for the kids. a memorial for two young children killed in new york's upper west side continues to grow
video shows three connecticut mansions burning as sandy made landfall on monday night. this video released by the fire department in connecticut. it showed the windy conditions that prevented those firefighters from battling the blaze. first responders evacuated residents but were unable to save their home. >>> millions of people are without power in the northeast. floodwaters remain in many areas, including lower manhattan. president obama toured the jersey coast today, where he pledged support for the long haul. jay gray is in new jersey with the latest. >> reporter: this is what the long road back looks like in new jersey. >> devastated. it's unbelievable. >> reporter: and for many, unbearable. >> i got nothing left. no memories or anything else. everything's ruined. >> reporter: ravaged by sandy. homes ripped from their foundations. thrown in the middle of the street. entire communities washed away. others still underwater. we're seeing a very common sight here. the devastation stretches for miles. towns and lives reduced to rubble. >> can't even imagine that. no matter how mu
of the west coast and more on hurricane sandy as well. plus, a look at how the hurricane is us. the race to the white house ten days before the election. >>> and family and friend are opening but that the nanny accused of stabbing to death two children. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant . >>> we're learning more about that nanny in new york city accused of killing two children with ties to the bay area. friends and family of 50-year-old yoselyn ortega say she's been having financial and emotional problems but still don't know why she attack the children. the mother of the children found her 3-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter stabbed to death in the family's manhattan apartment on thursday. police say ortega was lying nearby with self-inflicted stab wound
is superstorm sandy hit the coast, but for many, the pain and emotion begins now. tonight, the devastation just too much for many to bear. >> i don't believe this. >> people are finding their homes heavily damaged, flood waters you can see carried a boat into this home. look at this, lines for gas backed up on the highways, and new problems are coming as temperatures drop. and people in new york city and new jersey and connecticut still do not have heat or power. >>> tonight, celebrities did what they could to help pitch in on the telethon right here on nbc. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ down by the sea. >> some big names there, today, anchor matt lauer hosted the tell telethon, and the boss himself performed. >>> and the highway shut down for more than five hours, police say the driver of the truck lost control, crashing into the drive in pleasantton. the big rig ended up on its side blocking all southbound lanes of the freeway, along with clearing the crash, the crews had to take care of a fuel spill, luckily the driver was not seriously hurt and the lanes reopened. >>> and silicon valley gets a dose of rea
hurricane sandy is crashing through pennsylvania. it will move into canada tomorrow. but tonight, new yorkers are picking up the pieces literally and figuratively. the storm killed at least 46 people on the east coast. right now, 6.6 million people remain without power in 15 states and the district of columbia. new york public transportation is getting back to normal after flooding in several new york city subway stations. >> reporter: fixing the destruction and the huge task of cleanup lies ahead. billions of dollars in damage. it can take months for all of the repairs and heal. tonight, in the bay area, people are doing their small part on the east coast. the fury of mother nature. look at what gusts can do to a building. ripping its entire side off. a record 14-foot storm surge flooded lower manhattan, turning sidewalks into rivers. the storm's force was too much for new york's power grid. floodwaters shorted out a substation. >> trying to get information. no one has power. no one has internet. >> reporter: in new jersey, a rushing river of water overwhelmed parts of five new jerse
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